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Spencer County Accidents – November 18, 2019

Spencer County Sheriff’s Department

Passing stopped school bus leads to collision

Nicholas Antey, 47, of Newburgh, was westbound on SR 66 in Richland when a school bus in front of him stopped to turn onto CR 600 W. According to the report, Antey passed the stopped school bus on the right and struck an eastbound 2010 Chrysler Town & Country driven by 84-year-old Edward Boudreau, who was turning left onto SR 161 in front of the stopped bus. No citations were issued, but Antey received a verbal warning for passing on the right and failure to yield right-of-way. Damage in the November 8, 3:10 p.m. collision was estimated between $5,000-10,000.

Ran off road

Dymond Harris, 20, of Owensboro, KY, was northbound on SR 161 in Rockport when, he later told police, his 2010 Dodge Challenger began to slide on the icy roadway. Harris was unsuccessful in attempting to regain control of his vehicle, which then slid off the roadway and came to stop in a large ditch off the east side of the highway. Harris was not injured in the November 11, 8:27 p.m. accident, but damage to his vehicle was estimated between $25,000-50,000.

Icy conditions lead to run-off

Jason Harrison, 33, of Tell City, was northbound on Fulda Shortcut Road when, he later told police, he lost control on the ice-covered road, causing his 1999 Ford Mustang to run off the roadway and down an embankment before striking a ditch. Harrison was not injured in the November 12, 6:44 a.m. accident. Damage to his vehicle was estimated between $2,500-5,000.

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